The UAE on Tuesday (April 30) announced the retail fuel prices for the month of May 2024. The approved fuel prices by the Ministry of Energy are determined every month, according to the average global price of oil, whether up or down, after adding the operating costs of distribution companies.

The Fuel Prices Monitoring Committee increased gasoline prices for May by 19 fils per litre for gasoline and diesel price, compared to the prices of April 2024. The new rates will apply from May 1 and are as follows:

CategoryPrice per litre (May)Price per litre (April)Difference
Super 98 petrolDh3.34Dh3.15Dh0.19
Special 95 petrolDh3.22Dh3.03Dh0.19
E-plus 91 petrolDh3.15Dh2.96Dh0.19

Depending on the type of vehicle you drive, getting a full tank of petrol in April will cost you between Dh9.69 and Dh14.06 more than last month.

Here is a breakdown of how much it would cost to get your vehicle fully fuelled up:

Compact cars

Average fuel tank capacity: 51 litres

CategoryFull tank cost (May)Full tank cost (April)
Super 98 petrolDh170.34Dh160.65
Special 95 petrolDh164.22Dh154.53
E-plus 91 petrolDh160.65Dh150.96


Average fuel tank capacity: 62 litres

CategoryFull tank cost (May)Full tank cost (April)
Super 98 petrolDh207.08Dh195.3
Special 95 petrolDh199.64Dh187.86
E-plus 91 petrolDh195.3Dh183.82


Average fuel tank capacity: 74 litres

CategoryFull tank cost (May)Full tank cost (April)
Super 98 petrolDh247.16Dh233.1
Special 95 petrolDh238.28Dh224.22
E-plus 91 petrolDh233.1Dh219.04

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